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AWB partners with the Discover the COSMOS Challenge for GAM2013 The Discover the COSMOS Challenge is open to teachers, trainers, and students from all over the world. Design and submit a learning activity using free images provided by the Astronomical Observatory of Coimbra, the National Schools Observatory and the Faulkes Telescope Project, OR your own images.

From 1 to 22 April, an online “Earth and Sky” photo contest will be open for submission by photography enthusiasts from around the world. The contest theme, “Dark Skies Importance,” has two categories: “Beauty of the Night Sky” and “Against the Lights.” Photos submitted to the contest should aim to address either category: either to impress people on how important and amazing the starry sky is or to impress people on how bad the problem of light pollution has become. Both categories illustrate how light pollution affects our lives. More information on the competition at The World at Night website...

THIRTY NIGHTS OF STARPEACE is a global project that shares the starry-night experience among neighboring astronomy groups across national borders, one segment of the globe at a time, on successive nights in April. It brings a spirit of fellowship, communication and common love for the night sky within a specific part of the world every single night. The way it works is that astronomy clubs from different countries connect during a star party. Download the STARPEACE poster and GAM2013 logos!

April 2013 Join these fabulous live online observing events from the Virtual Telescope in Italy, hosted by Dr. Gianluca Masi! Participation is easy. Go to The Virtual Telescope's WebTV on the date and time of the event. 17 April, 18:00 UT (Rescheduled) - Messier Marathon : Almost 100 of the night sky's highlights, in one night! 18 April, 19:00 UT - Walking on the Moon : Journey to Earth's nearest neighbor in space. 20 April, 21:00 UT - Stars for All : Join the Global Star Party! We'll tour the sky and discuss constellations, planets, and more. 27 April -...

April 6, 2013 Jupiter will be directly overhead (“at zenith”) after sunset on April 6, 2013. That means it's a great time to observe Jupiter! You can see Jupiter with naked eyes or you can grab a pair of binoculars or a telescope and see Jupiter’s moons. If you have a telescope, you’ll see Jupiter’s white-colored, cold ammonia ice zones mixed with darker belts of warmer currents.

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Nov 30

The Great Conjunction & Other Celestial Events: A Virtual Lecture

Every twenty years, the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn meet each other in the night sky as they both cycle...

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Nov 30

The Great Conjunction & Other Celestial Events: A Virtual Lecture

Every twenty years, the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn meet each other in the night sky as they both cycle...

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Nov 30

The Great Conjunction & Other Celestial Events: A Virtual Lecture

Every twenty years, the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn meet each other in the night sky as they both cycle...

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Oct 27

I have a Dream

I have a Dream I am a simple and curious person. I always wondered about the magic that was everywhere...

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Oct 19

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON OCTOBER 15th 2020

Every 15th of the month, except in April, AWB-Serbia is organizing a small quiz featuring 10 questions on a selected...

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Oct 19

Mars Observation Week _ 2020

Thus, we have concluded “Mars Observation Week_2020” and online photo-exhibition dedicated to the Red Planet being in opposition and shining...

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Oct 17

3D PRINTED ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY ACCESORIES

Greetings Astronomers! Did you ever think on make your own instruments accessories? Nowadays, alternatives for creating your own tools and...

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Oct 17

DIY TELESCOPE CASES PROJECT

Hello Astronomers! When talking about taking care of instrumentation, we think on telescope cases for avoiding dust and sun exposure....

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Oct 15

World Space Week Celebrations at AUSAO

Various activities were planned Online Webinars of Renowned Speakers Poster Making Competitions Model Making Competitions

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